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NDWA Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, September 7,2022

9:30 a.m.
Hybrid Meeting in Person/ teleconference

3050 Beacon Blvd., Ste 203, West Sacramento, CA 


 Consistent with AB 361, this meeting will be conducted by teleconference. The public may attend the meeting remotely and offer public comments by Zoom or by telephone, using the call-in information provided below. The Board may utilize different call-in information for any Closed Session items. The call-in information for the Board and members of the public for this board meeting is as follows:
Web Meeting:
Meeting ID: 854 1589 4741
Passcode: 252667

Dial In Only:

888 475 4499 US Toll-free
833 548 0276 US Toll-free
833 548 0282 US Toll-free
877 853 5257 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 854 1589 4741
Passcode: 252667

Any member of the public on the telephone may speak during the Public Comment Period, Agenda Item #10, or may email public comments to and all comments will be read aloud during the meeting. During this period of modified Brown Act compliance, NDWA will use its best efforts to swiftly resolve requests for reasonable modifications or accommodations for individuals with disabilities, consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and will resolve any doubt whatsoever in favor of accessibility. 

*** Note: Action may be taken on any item listed on this agenda ***

1. Call to Order
      Steve Mello, Chairman 

2. Approval of Minutes
  Steve Mello, Chairman
A.  ACTION:  Approve August 3, 2022 Board Meeting Minutes.

     B.  ACTION:  Approve August 3, 2022 Special Board Meeting on Drought.

 3. Approval of Resolution
Steve Mello, Chairman
A. Adoption of Resolution Authorizing Extension of Remote Board Meetings.

4. Engineer Report

      Anne Williams, MBK Engineers
A. Water Quality and Hydrologic Conditions

5. Drought Activities
 Anne Williams, MBK Engineers and Kevin O’Brien, Downey Brand
      A. Drought Barriers - Update on Reimbursement MOU with DWR.
      B. Special Claims Process - Update on DWR Implementation.

6. Legal Report
Kevin O’Brien, Downey Brand
  A. Water Quality Control Plan Update - Special Board Meeting on VAs, Sept. 9, 2022

 7. Manager Report
Melinda Terry, Manager
  A. Report on meetings, presentations, and correspondence – Update on NDWA reserve policy ad-hoc committee, Voluntary Agreement presentation to            Board, preparation of tunnel comments and resolution, scoping comments on EIR for Yolo Bypass/Cache Slough Master Plan, and speaker in                    Orange County

8.  Delta Activities Report
Melinda Terry, Manager
      A. SWRCB/Delta Watermaster – Update on curtailments, Bay-Delta Plan, water use reporting, and other activities.
      B.  Delta Habitat Projects –
      C.  Delta Conveyance Project – October deadline to comment on Draft EIR.
      D.  Delta Conservancy – Update on Delta Drought Response Program and other activities.
      E.  Delta Protection Commission (DPC) – Updates on National Heritage Area, DPAC, and other activities.
      F.  Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) – Notice of Delta Levee Investment Strategy Rulemaking.
      G.  CVP/SWP – ESA consultations continue to develop new Biological Opinions guiding operation of state and federal water projects.

9. Announcements
      A. Sept 9 – NDWA Special Board Meeting – Informational, Voluntary Agreements
      B. Sept 14 – Deadline to scoping comments on Yolo Bypass/Cache Slough Master Plan
      C. Sept 22/23 - DSC meeting, 9:00 am
      D. Sept - DPC board meeting, Jean Harvie Comm. Ctr, Walnut Grove, 5:00 pm
      E. Oct 5 - NDWA Board Mtg, 3050 Beacon Blvd, Ste 203, W. Sacramento, 9:30 am

 10. Public Comment

 11. Adjournment

September 7, 2022

NDWA Regular Board Meeting Agenda